Utah politics http://kuer.org en Congressmen Bishop, Stewart Win GOP Nominations http://kuer.org/post/congressmen-bishop-stewart-win-gop-nominations <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Republicans who represent Utah’s 1<sup>st</sup> and 2<sup>nd</sup> Congressional Districts easily won their party’s nominations at Saturday’s state convention.</p><p>Congressman Rob Bishop is running for a seventh term.&nbsp; He says his ambition is to stay there.</p> Sun, 27 Apr 2014 01:34:28 +0000 Dan Bammes 45467 at http://kuer.org Congressmen Bishop, Stewart Win GOP Nominations Governor Herbert Declares "The State of Utah is Strong" http://kuer.org/post/governor-herbert-declares-state-utah-strong <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Gary R. Herbert delivered his State of the State address last night at the Capitol.&nbsp; He showcased Utah’s strong economic growth and pledged to increase support for education.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 04:21:44 +0000 Terry Gildea 24325 at http://kuer.org Governor Herbert Declares "The State of Utah is Strong" Utah Democrats Call for Increased Education Funding http://kuer.org/post/utah-democrats-call-increased-education-funding <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On the second day of the 2013 Legislative Session, Utah Democrats called for a dramatic increase in state education funding, but where that money would come from remains uncertain. &nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 23:26:13 +0000 Terry Gildea 24263 at http://kuer.org Utah Democrats Call for Increased Education Funding Hinckley Institute Forums: Utah Third Party Candidates 2012 http://kuer.org/post/hinckley-institute-forums-utah-third-party-candidates-2012 <p>Monday, December 3, 2012</p><p><strong>Independent and Third Party Candidates in the 2012 Utah Elections—<br>Role, Effect, and Future</strong><br><br><strong>Bill Barron</strong>, Unaffiliated Candidate, U.S. Senate<br><strong>Tim Chambless</strong>, Hinckley Academic Outreach Coordinator, Professor Lecturer<br><strong>Charles Kimball</strong>, Unaffiliated Candidate, District 2, U.S Congress<br><strong>Ty Markham</strong>, Justice Party Candidate, State Legislature<br><br><strong>Jeff Robinson</strong>, (moderator) Associate, The Exoro Group</p><p></p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 00:45:22 +0000 22202 at http://kuer.org Hinckley Institute Forums: Utah Third Party Candidates 2012 Senator John McCain Stumps for Mia Love http://kuer.org/post/senator-john-mccain-stumps-mia-love <p></p><p>The latest GOP national figure showed up in Utah Thursday night to support Saratoga Springs Mayor and congressional candidate Mia Love. Arizona Senator and former Presidential hopeful John McCain rallied with Love in West Valley City.&nbsp;</p><p>Close to three hundred people gathered in the amphitheater outside the Utah Cultural Celebration Center to see what McCain had to say about the GOP candidate in the state’s fourth congressional district.&nbsp; The Senator broke the ice with a few jokes about his failed presidential bid in 2008 and then offered his support to Love.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 04:57:22 +0000 Terry Gildea 16797 at http://kuer.org Senator John McCain Stumps for Mia Love